Appreciating A Healthy Body

If you know me at all, you know that I completely believe God’s Word when He says exercising our spiritual muscles is even more important than the physical ones; nonetheless giving God our best with all the different parts of ourselves is important and today I wanted to focus on the physical since it is a new journey for us.

I am a small person so I have never felt like I’ve had to really strive to maintain a good weight or shape. God convicted me on this recently. First, wisdom said, “You don’t really think you will always look this way do you?” To which I replied, “Oh, no…I guess not.” (Followed by my quiet, nervous laugh) I realized in order to assure I did all I could personally do to keep this form, I needed to start NOW at taking care of my body; being mindful of what I put INTO it.

Everyone’s convictions are different on these things and I am not preaching from a pulpit of condemnation at all when I write this. Just so you know. I’m only sharing my findings so that if you yourself had been curious about certain products or methods, then maybe my experience can help.

I don’t want to bombard you all at once so I will start by posting one thing today that I have changed in my diet. I cut out regular milk and drink almond milk now. I actually tried the almond coconut kind because it was only 60 calories versus 90.

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So there you have it. Keep checking back every few days to see what else I’ve cut out and replaced with. And know this, I’ve only been doing this 1 week and already my gut has went down. D.o.w.n. As Candace from Phineas & Ferb would say.

-Meghan Weyerbacher


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